Full publication list (Google scholar, total citations: 604, h-index 14)

44.J. Horie et al.In prepration.

43. H. Kozu et al., To be submitted.

42. K. Kiyomiya et al, To be submitted.

41. To be submitted.

40. Submitted.

39. Submitted.

38.  (NEW) T. MarumoN. Koide, Y. Arai, M. Hasegawa, T. Nishimura, R. Inoue*, “Characterization of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites Fabricated via Zr-Ti Alloy Melt Infiltration,” J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 42 (2022) 5208-19. (IF=5.302)

37. (NEW) Y. Arai & R Inoue*Degradation of Yb–Gd–Ti-Si middle entropy silicides in oxidizing atmosphere, Mater. Res. Express, 9 (2022) 056519. (IF=1.620) Open access

36. (NEW) Y. Ishioka, H. Kakisawa*, K. Shimoda, Y. Arai, R. Inoue, M. Wada, S. Kitaoka, Fabrication, Microstructure, and Mechanical Properties of All-Oxide Ceramic Matrix Composites Using High-Yield Precursors, J. Mater. Sci., 57(2022) 7767-7777. (IF=4.220)

35.   Study on the Observed Geometrical Imperfection and the Mechanical Properties of Lattice Structures Produced by Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) Process, S. Kuwano, K. Ushijima*, R. InoueJournal of The Japan Institute of Light Metals, 72, 5 (2022) 1-8.

34. Geometric factors affecting Young's modulus of porous carbon with a three-dimensional network structure, Y. Arai*, Y. Daigo, E. Kojo, R. Inoue and Y. Kogo, Int. J. Appl. Ceram. Technol. 2022: 19, 523-532 (IF=1.968),


33.  Y. Arai*, M. Saito, A. Samizo, R. Inoue, K. Nishio, Y. Kogo, Hot-corrosion of refractory high-entropy ceramic matrix composites synthesized by alloy melt-infiltration, Ceram. Int., 47, 22 (2021) pp.31740-31748,

32. Y. Arai*, T. MarumoR. Inoue*, Use of Zr–Ti Alloy Melt Infiltration for Fabricating Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Ultrahigh-Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites, J. Compos. Sci., 5, 7 (2021) 186  Open access

31. Y. Arai, R. Inoue*, H. Kakisawa, Optical imaging of surface strain distribution up to 1500: Development of micro-speckle pattern, Int. J. Ceramic Eng. Sci., 3, 3 (2021) 140-149.  Open access

30. Y. Arai, H. Morigayama, T. Aoki, R. Inoue*, Environmental effects on degradation behavior in YbGdSi ternary system at elevated temperaturesCeram. Int., 47, 13 (2021) 18783-18791. (IF=3.830)

29. Y. Arai*, Y. Daigo, E. Kojo, R. Inoue, Y. Kogo, Relationship between the microstructures and Young’s modulus of three-dimensional networked porous carbon material, J. Mater. Sci., 56 (2021) 10338-10352. (IF=3.553)

28. Y. Arai*, R. Inoue, H. Kakisawa, Anisotropic crack propagation behavior for the silicon-bond coat layer in a multilayer coated systemInt. J. Appl. Ceram. Technol., 18: 947-956. (IF=1.762) Open access

27. Oxidation behavior of Ytterbium Silicide in Air, and Steam, T. Miyazaki, S. Usami, Y. Arai, T. Tsunoura, R. Inoue*, T. Aoki, R. Tamura, Y. Kogo, Intermetallics, 128, (2021) 106992, (IF=3.398)


26. Thermal Protection Performance of Polymethylmethacrylate-Impregnated Porous Carbon Materials with Three Different Densities, Y. Kubota*, K. Yoko, T. Fujita, R. Inoue, Y. Kogo, J. Spacecr. Rockets., 2020 57:5, 985-994, (IF=1.016)

25. Enhanced evaporation of porous materials with micropores and high porosity, N. Unno*, K. Yuki, R. Inoue, Y. Kogo, J. Taniguchi, S. Satake, J.  Therm. Sci. Tech.-Jpn, 15, 1 (2020) 1-9. (IF=0.686) Open access

24. Phase stability of Yb-Gd-Si ternary alloys at elevated temperature, H. Morigayama, T. Miyazaki, S. Usami, Y. Arai, T. Tsunoura, R. Inoue*, T. Aoki, R. Tamura, Y. Kogo, J. Alloys Compd., 825, (2020) 154098.


23. Y. Arai, R. Inoue*, Detection of small delamination in mullite/Si/SiC model EBC system by pulse thermography, J. Adv. Ceram., 8 (2019) 438–447. (IF=2.889) Open access

22. Y. Arai, R. Inoue*, K. Goto, Y. Kogo, Carbon fiber reinforced ultra-high temperature ceramic matrix composites: A review, Ceram. Int., 45 (2019) 14481–14489. (IF=3.830)

21. Y. Kubota*, Y. Arai, M. Yano, R. Inoue, K. Goto, Y. Kogo, Oxidation and recession of plain weave carbon fiber reinforced ZrB2-SiC-ZrC in oxygen–hydrogen torch environment, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 39 (2019) 2812–2823. (IF=4.495)

20. T. Miyazaki, S. Usami, R. Inoue*, Y. Kogo, Y. Arai, Oxidation behavior of ytterbium silicide, Ceram. Int., 45 (2019) 9560–9566. (IF=3.830)

19. R. Inoue*, J. Nakano, T. Nakamura, T. Ube, T. Iida, Y. Kogo, Mechanical and thermoelectric properties of intragranular SiC- Nanoparticle/Mg2Si composites, J. Alloys Compd., 775 (2019) 657–666. (IF=4.650)

18. Y. Kubota*, T. Fujita, Y. Kaneda, R. Inoue, Y. Kogo, Thermal Protection Performance of Porous Carbon Ablators with Three Different Matrices, J. Spacecr. Rockets. 55 (2018) 1222–1229. (IF=1.106)

17. R. Inoue*, Y. Arai, H. Kakisawa, In situ observation and strain distribution measurements of atmospheric plasma-sprayed mullite and Si multilayered coatings on SiC substrates, J. Mater. Sci., 54 (2019) 2824–2835. (IF=3.553)


16. R. Inoue*, Y. Arai, Y. Kubota, K. Goto, Y. Kogo, Development of short- and continuous carbon fiber-reinforced ZrB2-SiC-ZrC matrix composites for thermal protection systems, Ceram. Int., 44 (2018) 15859–15867. (IF=3.830)

15. G. Yeroslavsky, M. Kamimura, R. Inoue, Y. Kogo, K. Soga*, Visualization of Strain in Elastic Silicone Polymers Using Fluorescence Energy Transfer, J. Photopolym. Sci. Technol. 31 (2018) 533–540. (IF=0.934) Open access

14. R. Inoue*, Y. Arai, Y. Kubota, Y. Kogo, K. Goto, Oxidation of ZrB2 and its composites: a review, J. Mater. Sci. (2018) 1–22. (IF=3.553)

13. R. Inoue*, Y. Arai, Y. Kubota, K. Goto, Y. Kogo, Oxidation behavior of carbon fiber-dispersed ZrB2-SiC-ZrC triple phase matrix composites in an oxyhydrogen torch environment, Ceram. Int. 44 (2018) 8387–8396. (IF=3.830)

12. Y. Kubota*, M. Yano, R. Inoue, Y. Kogo, K. Goto, Oxidation behavior of ZrB2-SiC-ZrC in oxygen-hydrogen torch environment, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 38 (2018) 1095–1102. (IF=4.495)

11. R. Inoue*, Y. Arai, Y. Kubota, Y. Kogo, K. Goto, Initial oxidation behaviors of ZrB2-SiC-ZrC ternary composites above 2000J. Alloys Compd. 731 (2018) 310–317. (IF=4.650)


10. R. Inoue, J.M. Yang, H. Kakisawa, Y. Kagawa*, Mixed-Mode Fracture Criterion of Short Carbon Fiber-Dispersed SiC Matrix Composite, J. Ceram. Sci. Tech. 8 (2017) 223–232. https://doi:10.4416/JCST2016-00108 (IF=1.220) Open access

9. R. Inoue*, Y. Arai, Y. Kubota, Oxidation behaviors of ZrB2 –SiC binary composites above 2000 °C, Ceram. Int., 43 (2017) 8081–8088. (IF=3.830)

8. T. Niuchi, J. Koyanagi*, R. Inoue, Y. Kogo, Molecular dynamics study of the interfacial strength between carbon fiber and phenolic resin, Adv. Comp. Mat., 26 (2017) 569–581. (IF=1.393)

7. Y. Kubota*, H. Tanaka, Y. Arai, R. Inoue, Y. Kogo, K. Goto, Oxidation behavior of ZrB2-SiC-ZrC at 1700°C, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (2017) 1187–1194. (IF=4.495)

Peer-reviewed international conference proceedings

6. H. Wei, R Inoue, A. Aimi, K. Fujimoto, K. Nishio*, Thermal expansion coefficient controlled Cu-ZrW2-xMoxO8 cermet material prepared using spark plasma sintering method, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings. No. 2, pp233-240, Wiley-American Ceramic Society, 2019.

5. Y. Kaneda, Ryo Inoue*, Y. Kogo, Fabrication procedure for porous carbon material with three dimensionally networked structure, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings. No. 3, pp77-86, Wiley-American Ceramic Society, 2019.

4. R. Inoue*, G. Li, E. Kojo, M. Nakajima, Y. Kubota, Y. Kogo, (2018). Experimental Investigation and Analysis of Mechanical Properties of Three‐Dimensionally Networked Porous Carbon Material. In Proceedings of the 12th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology (eds D. Singh, M. Fukushima, Y. Kim, K. Shimamura, N. Imanaka, T. Ohji, J. Amoroso and M. Lanagan). doi:10.1002/9781119494096.ch8

3. T. Nakamura, R. Inoue*, S. Hasegawa, Y. Kogo, T. Iida, (2017). Mechanical Properties and Fracture Behavior of Mg2Si after Heat Exposure. MRS Advances, 2(54), 3291-3297

2. R. Inoue*, K. Chikamoto, Y. Kogo, H. Kakisawa, Effect of Heat Exposure on the Microstructures and Mechanical Properties of 3Al2O3·2SiO2/Si/SiC Coating System, in: Advances in High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites and Materials for Sustainable Development; Ceramic Transactions, Volume CCLXIII, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2017: pp. 443–450. doi:10.1002/9781119407270.ch41.

Books, Book chapters

4. Recent studies and future of Ceramic Matrix Composites, R. Inoue, Science forum αt TUS, 38(1), 16-18, 2021-02,

3. T. Iida R. Inoue, D. Shiojiri, N. Hirayama, N. Hamada, Y. Kogo, “2.16 - Silicide materials: Thermoelectric, mechanical properties, and durability for Mg-Si and Mn-Si” in Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Theories and Mechanisms, Materials, Devices, and Applications Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials (2021) pp. 389-427,

2. Development of light weight hybrid ceramics, Y. Kagawa, K. Nishioka, R. Inoue (2014)

1. Coating material inspered from sea shells: Application for thermal management, M. Yamazoe, R. Inoue, H. Kakisawa, Y. Kagawa